A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

You never sipped vegan beer?  You are missing something very special my friend. There’s so many and from big names, too.  Carlsberg, Stella, Heineken and others, I think. And non-alcoholic, umm, I think, isn’t that right Mayumi my little precious? Yes, she’s such a sweet doggy.  Always does what she’s told.  Always sleeps when weContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Now look here my friend, life in Westley Piddle ain’t all fun and games, what? Confounded roadworks, one way systems, bicycle lanes! One betting shop and only two pubs. Two! What bloody nonsense. Treacle? What about him? Steady chap, does his best, best paw forward and all that. But confused most of the time –Continue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

Wot? Big beastie outside? That’s Mucky Ducks, Anatolian Shepherd, init? Nah, she ain’t a Kangol. That’s pure Turkish, init? Mucky Ducks got other breeds in her but most people don’t know that. Same difference really. Yeah, she’s from our camp just over the bridge, init. Wot? Nah, she’s a great laugh with other dogs –Continue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

Sure I’ve seen him around – and smelled him. Eek! But even if you miss the stink you can’t miss the one ear on it. Think it’s a Staffy. I mean a Staffordshire bull terrier. But who can really tell with them mongrel street dogs. Corrs I don’t know it’s name. I mean, haven’t askedContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“We don’t normally drink at this pub – bit too loud and, erh, working class for our tastes. Prefer The Greyhound, actually. Sorry, I’m digressing again. Yes, about Mister Park. A very wretched animal altogether, I’m afraid. Well, he’s a Korean Jindo – what is a normally supposed to be a disciplined and clean breed.Continue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Of course I’m only busking until I can get back on the stage – or on tv, or into films. So, I was lucky to find that space on The Cut where I can play my accordion, sing Boy George and earn some serious coin. Of course I’m not homeless yer cheeky arse! And paddlesContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Over emotional that’s Tony’s trouble, know wot I’m sayin’? That way since Ray left us – leaving me with a broken jaw and deserting his kid to boot. Weren’t just the drink. No work, no prospects, no hope s’pose. Still, Tony missed his dad so much I didn’t know wot to do until I gotContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Don’t get down to the pub much these days. Well it’s me joints, see? So’s, I get mine at the off license top of the High Street. Wotz that? I’m a bit hard of hearing. Wot? Oh, gin of course. What else would a lady drink!Luckily, it’s me dog wot let’s me get out andContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Taught kids all my life so a pair of Jack Russell’s running rampant is child’s play to me, excuse the pun.Nutz and Bolts are brothers – with personalities as different as chalk and cheese. Never expected to keep two of them but they came as a package. Didn’t have the heart to separate them. YouContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”

A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret

“Sparky’s a whippet, init! Sort of a pocket-sized Greyhound, ha ha!But ‘is big heart makes up for ‘is small paws and that’s down to solid training. Nah, not cay-nine training, I’m talking real training, mental and classical training – yeah, listening ter rock music an’ that.Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Golden Earing and, o’corss, them bloodyContinue reading “A Quick Pint Down the Pig & Ferret”